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Nov. 17, 2016 — Do you always get 'shot' playing computer games? Do you, like a sore loser, also blame the equipment? Actually, rather surprisingly, you might be ... read more

Weakness of 2G Mobile Phone Networks Revealed

Oct. 21, 2016 — A fast and relatively simple attack on second generation digital mobile phone communications highlights the need to update security on older mobile ... read more

Encrypting Medical Photos With Chaos

Oct. 11, 2016 — Chaos and confusion could be used to encrypt color photos and protect them from prying eyes, according to computer scientists in Algeria. Writing in a new article, the team describes a new algorithm ... read more

'Virtual Physiotherapist' Helps Paralyzed Patients Exercise Using Computer Games

Oct. 5, 2016 — A simple device can improve the ability of patients with arm disability to play physiotherapy-like computer games, according to new ... read more

Encryption Method Takes Authentication to a New Level, Improves Privacy Protection

Sep. 29, 2016 — New kinds of encryption methods have been developed for improving the privacy protection of consumers to enable safer, more reliable and easier-to-use user authentication than current systems allow. ... read more

Solving a Heavy-Duty Mystery

Sep. 26, 2016 — To determine how the universe's heavy elements -- gold, silver and many others -- came about, a team of international researchers is studying both the largest and smallest things known to us -- ... read more

Video Games Can Have Lasting Impact on Learning

Sep. 20, 2016 — A computer-based brain training program helps improve student performance in reading and math — in some cases even more than individualized tutoring, according to a new ... read more

New Chip Could Bring Highest Level of Encryption to Any Mobile Device

Sep. 8, 2016 — Random number generators are crucial to the encryption that protects our privacy and security when engaging in digital transactions such as buying products online or withdrawing cash from an ATM. For ... read more

Lack of American Engineers and Scientists

Aug. 11, 2016 — A new study identifies factors that could lead more young students to successful careers in the science, technology, engineering and math ... read more

Online Gaming Can Boost School Scores

Aug. 8, 2016 — Teenagers who regularly play online video games tend to improve their school results, according to new research. But school students who visit Facebook or chat sites every day are more likely to fall ... read more

Kindergarteners' Mathematics Success Hinges on Preschool Skills

Aug. 4, 2016 — Researchers have discovered that preschoolers who better process words associated with numbers and understand the quantities associated with these words are more likely to have success with math when ... read more

July 22, 2016 — The main reason why quantum computers are so hard to manufacture is that now scientists still haven't find a simple way to control complex systems of qubits. This research discovers a different ... read more

Playing Action Video Games Boosts Visual Motor Skill Underlying Driving

July 13, 2016 — Playing action-based video games may boost players' ability to coordinate incoming visual information with their motor control, a skill critical to many real-world behaviors including driving, ... read more

Researchers Devise Secure, Efficient Anonymity Network

July 11, 2016 — A new anonymity scheme has been presented by experts that provides strong security guarantees but uses bandwidth much more efficiently than its predecessors. In experiments, the researchers' ... read more

June 15, 2016 — Although math skills are considered notoriously hard to improve, researchers boosted kindergarteners' arithmetic performance simply by exercising their intuitive number sense with a quick ... read more

Why Teaching Math Is Child's Play

June 14, 2016 — The natural process of teaching mathematics to one another gives kids the chance to explore and construct a deeper understanding of their social and physical worlds, a new study ... read more

Video Game Playing Negatively Influences Adequate Sleep and Bedtimes

June 13, 2016 — A new study found that gamers will push off obtaining adequate sleep in order to continue video gaming. Results show that on average, gamers delayed going to bed 36 percent of the nights they played ... read more

Models Make Predictions on Olympic Medals

June 8, 2016 — How many medals will each country win in Rio at this Summer's Olympic Games? Researchers who derived predictions from two different models anticipate that the USA, China, Russia, and the UK will ... read more

New Method of Producing Random Numbers Could Improve Cybersecurity

May 16, 2016 — A new method for producing truly random numbers could be used to encrypt data, make electronic voting more secure, conduct statistically significant polls and more accurately simulate complex systems ... read more

May 11, 2016 — Astronomers have made a 3D map of 3000 galaxies 13 billion light years from Earth, and found that Einstein's general theory of relativity is still ... read more

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